Meet Gianna Fioravante: Senior Paralegal for Commonwealth Law Group

Meet Gianna Fioravante: Senior Paralegal for Commonwealth Law Group

At Commonwealth Law Group, our experienced workers’ compensation attorneys and personal injury attorneys offer personalized, client-focused services. Our staff works closely together to monitor each case personally and provide our clients with this type of service. Because our staff is so crucial to our clients, we want to introduce them to you on our blog. […]

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10 Startling Virginia 2017 Traffic Accident Facts

10 Startling Virginia 2017 Traffic Accident Facts

From South Hill to Arlington, Reedville to Abingdon, Richmond to Charlottesville and everywhere in between: How safe are Virginia roadways? We turned to the DMV’s 2017 Virginia Crash Facts publication to learn more. Overall Statistics 1. In Virginia, 843 people lost their lives in motor vehicle crashes in 2017―a 10.8% increase over 2016. Another 65,000 […]

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Will Legalized Marijuana in Other States Impact Virginia Driver Safety?

Will Legalized Marijuana in Other States Impact Virginia Driver Safety?

Despite the fact that possession or use of marijuana for any reason remains illegal under United States federal law, individual states have passed laws legalizing some aspects of marijuana usage. In this evolving landscape, 30 states and the District of Columbia currently have laws allowing some possession of marijuana―including all the states north of Virginia. […]

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Don’t Become a New Year’s Eve Drunk Driving Statistic

Don’t Become a New Year’s Eve Drunk Driving Statistic

New Year’s Eve: The Most Dangerous Night on U.S. Roads It’s almost New Year’s Eve! As you’re planning your celebration, take into consideration that between 6 p.m. on December 31 and 6 a.m. on January 1 are the most dangerous hours of the year to drive or ride in a car on our nation’s roadways. […]

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Drive Sober to Arrive Alive: How Alcohol Impacts Driving Ability

Drive Sober to Arrive Alive: How Alcohol Impacts Driving Ability

It’s the holiday season: Parties! Lights! Presents! And often, holiday events include a bevy of alcoholic beverages to accompany the cookies, pies and fruitcakes on the buffet. If you do enjoy a glass of wine, a beer or a mixed drink, don’t get behind the wheel of your car or truck. Maybe you didn’t realize […]

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